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Outrigger Motel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Talk about service with a smile this is our second time staying here and it just gets better and better absolute lovely place to stay and so welcoming! We were greeted with a nice little card and some tasty chocolates 😊 definitely recommend staying here. Easy access to beach and shops! Suzi & Greg you rock!

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Thank Kaylah B
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Haha love it Kaylah B - You also rock! But seriously...thank you for coming back to us - we so appreciate it! It's lovely people like yourselves that keep us doing what we do. Thank you! Wishing you all the best, always! Greg and Suzi

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best little motel in town! I have stayed here many times over the summer whilst I have been diving, and each time I come back the experience is wonderful. I have nothing but praise for the Outrigger and it's lovely owners Suzi and Greg. The rooms are modern and really well equipped - everything you could need is provided and...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Wow....it's because of people like you that we keep doing what we do. Thank you, lovely lady! We are so glad you keep coming back to Paihia and that as a town (the fabulous Paihia Dive team) we all look after you. Thank you! Suzi, Greg and team

Lindsay, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very well equipped and very clean. The motel is in a great location about 50 meters from the town wharf where you can get all kinds of excursions and ferry to Russell. The owners Greg and Suzi are exceptionally friendly and very knowledgeable about the area.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

thanks guys! Hope you had a safe trip back and thank you so very much for being with us in the Bay of Islands. Love to see you again sometime. Take care until then. Kindest regards Suzi, Greg and team

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location in Paiha, no sea view but one minute walk to the beach side with several restaurants and ferries to Russel. Extra plus for the friendly and helpful staff. The room was clean, comfortable bed, well maintained but not new. Parking provided. I warmly recommend this place!

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Rickard for your review and for staying with us at Outrigger Motel. A great desciption and our team will love you for mentioning their help and loveliness! Love to see you again if you find yourself in the bay. Kind regards Suzi

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was very clean and daily servicing and towel change was awesome. Good water pressure on shower. Close to everything in Paihia and lots of parking spaces, although you need to be a confident reverser to get out when lots of cars are there. Was easy enough to get in and out.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Wow thanks for your review and glad you had a great time. Many thanks and we hope we see you again. Suzi, Greg and team

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very clean, comfortable and well equipped room at the Outrigger Motel, Paihia. Because it has been so good on several previous occasions, we make a special point of re-booking the Outrigger whenever we are in the far North of New Zealand. We are now planning our next visit, with similar expectations and looking forward to it with...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

So good to have you back staying at Outrigger and thank you for your lovely review. The Outrigger crew all really enjoyed having you both and we most definitely look forward to having you stay again......anytime! Our kindest regards Suzi, Greg and the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I stayed here 2 nights ( not consecutive) in an economical suite. This place is close to town, wharf, supermarket, restaurants etc so ideal position. The people that run this place are utterly adorable. Very friendly. Made me feel extremely welcome and I was able to check in early both times I stayed here which was a plus. The...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for review and glad we could accommodate you for early check in with the weather been as it was! Glad you enjoyed our central location and thanks for letting us know about that room odour which we've looked into and all okay now. Unfortunately, with the tropical storm we've had and the humidity with it, the previous guests had...

Broken Hill, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled from Auckland to Paihia without a motel booking, we managed to get the final room at the Outrigger and were welcome by Suzi who was a gorgeous host she couldn't have been more helpful, she made suggestions for our dinner that night and booked us on a boat tour to the "Hole in the Rock" and to Waitang...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi Fleur, Hope you enjoyed your travels North to the Cape and beyond and thank you for taking the time to write a review on your holiday. We are so pleased you enjoyed the Bay of Islands as much as we love it and yes it is lots to do with Paihia being a really good base to relax at....

Old Bar, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is in a great location. It is close to shops and restaurants. It is extremely clean and well maintained. The owners are very hospitable and moved us to another room when we mentioned a problem with the shower. Also they were very good with local and Bay of Islands tourist information. Pahia and the Bay of Islands is...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi there thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your time with us. We are only to happy to help make your stay a pleasurable one if we can possibly do that. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful Bay of Islands and would like to see you again sometime. Cheers Suzi and Greg

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and well equiped room, with every thing handy on site and the Whole of Russell to Explore and Enjoy, Piahia is only a ferry away for a little more hussle and bussle. Great Place and Nice Hosts

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Yes we are very handy for all things to enjoy in Paihia and Russell. Cheers Greg

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our quiet location in central Paihia is only moments from the shops, cafes, restaurants, beach and the wharf. All our units are spacious, clean (serviced daily) and comfortable with full kitchen, en-suite and outdoor seating to soak up the sun. In the evening you can relax in our private spa pool, dine alfresco in our BBQ area or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants just walking distance away. Qualmark Three PLUS STAR and ENVIRO awarded! FREE WIRELESS INTERNET and free parking. Experienced, friendly kiwi hosts, Suzi (Life membership NZ Motel Assoc.2014) And Greg (NZ Local Heroes Award for community) welcome you to Paihia and the Bay of Islands ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outrigger Motel

Address: 45 Williams Road | PO Box 239, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $112 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Outrigger Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Outrigger Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#4 Business Hotel in Paihia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#13 Family Hotel in Paihia
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